Memoirs of a Linguist

Blog URL:http://www.linguist-in-waiting.com
Blog Tags:graduate school, linguistics, travel, experiments, dissertation, PhD
Country:United States
State/Province:New York
Location:Buffalo

This blog is about the daily activities of a 28-year-old Ph.D. candidate, who daydreams of seeing the world, while ranting about people around him, as he attempts to get the elusive three-letters after his name.



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I spent an entire day in the Rijksmuseum. It is a large museum with plenty of things to see, so I decided to go there early to beat the crowds. I showed up in the morning, when there wasn't any queue yet. More...

Wednesday, April 1: We woke up early in the morning, earlier than usual. This is because we wanted to be the first ones in the supermarket once it opens in the morning. It turns out that this is the best time to do grocery shopping, at least during t...

It's been awhile since I have been to a Michelin-starred restaurant. The last time I was in one was during the Spring of last year, when I was in Luxembourg for work-related reasons and dined in Clairefontaine*. So when I was in Amsterdam for a w...

Status Quo

on Apr 1, 2020 in: theatre

I haven't been to the theatre lately, so this time I procured a ticket for Status Quo by Maja Zade, which was playing in Schaubühne. It was quite a long play, running at 2 hours and ten minutes without a break, but I must say, every minute of it...

A Weekend in Amsterdam

on Mar 30, 2020 in: travel

Back in November, I felt like I wanted to get away from Berlin for a little bit. So I opted to do a quick getaway, this time to Amsterdam. I took a flight on Friday night after work, spent 3 nights, and went back to Berlin on Monday morning, directly...

Once upon a time, or rather, once back in November 2016, I sent my CV as part of an application to a particular role. This was during the last months I was an academic, and I was already testing the waters so to speak, seeing how the industry would l...

So, it's time to leave Peru and move on. I am back in Lima, and one of the last things I have checked out was the neighbourhood of San Isidro. In my previous post, I gave details about an archaeological site, and this time, I checked out a modern...